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Itasca-Mantrap launches solar project
Galloping grass fire challenges three departments
Certificate of Need ruling on Sandpiper pipeline expected April 13
EDA approves additional loan for Armory Square
Motorcycle visibility hinges on numerous blind spots
Panthers open track season by placing 14th at Paul Bunyan Classic at BSU
New boys track coach has to replace talent, state experience
Girls track team expecting to make a run at defending section title
Pike qualifies for national wrestling tournament
Menahga girls basketball team took roller-coaster ride to 10-16 record
GWENDOLYN "GWEN" THEISEN
TERRANCE "TERRY" BURKMAN
MELVIN "MEL" BENTON
MICHAEL "MIKE" WAGNER
Tuning in to an instrumental career
Kraft Foods to merge with ketchup maker Heinz
Basic Business Cents: Leadership should follow PDSA cycle
Tinkering his way into a career: New HVAC business opens in Park Rapids
When muse meets her artist:Manet’s favorite model inspires Maureen Gibbon’s new novel
Mevissen appearing at Bloomington Writers Festival
Dance academy successful at Duluth contest
Northern Light Opera Company garners regional theater awards
David Johnson still enjoys riding the trail nearly 60 years after building the first Polaris snowmobile
DNR urges state forest and off-highway vehicle trail users to check for temporary closures
Spring burning restrictions take effect this week in much of Minnesota
DNR alerts the public to spring burn restrictions
Minnesota DNR wants to ban bear feeding
Letter: Rep. Peterson has always supported Keystone XL
Editorial Investing in state parks, trails system a good plan
Letter: Big Ag bills take away Minnesotans’ rights to file complaints
Letter: Nolan working to block freetrade agreement fast-track
Editorial Gov. Dayton’s proposal to tax railroads logical
July 8, 2013
Dilworth man loses two fingers to fireworks
VERGAS, Minn. – A Dilworth man lost two fingers in a fireworks accident Friday, according to a release from the Otter Tail County Sherriff’s Office. Jason Holweger, 25, was reloading a two-inch wide cannon-style firework around 10:30 p.m. Friday night near Vergas. While he...
news / region
July 8, 2013 - 8:47am
May 12, 2012
Fourth fireworks fund drive launched
The annual Fourth of July fireworks celebration at Red Bridge Park is in need of donations. The fireworks show is not free and no tax dollars...
news / local
May 12, 2012 - 1:00pm
Fireworks probe could lead to charges in death of Fargo man
FARGO - The investigation into how Jesse Burley obtained the strictly regulated fireworks that killed him July 4 could possibly lead to criminal charges. "Would it be nice? Yes," Fargo police Lt. Joel Vettel said of the prospect of a prosecution in connection with Burley's death....
July 12, 2011 - 6:50am
July 6, 2011
Eyewitness describes horrific Fourth of July fireworks accident that decapitates Fargo man
FARGO - An eyewitness here says a Fourth of July fireworks accident decapitated a Fargo man Monday night. Police identified the victim as Jesse...
July 6, 2011 - 6:54am
July 5, 2011
UPDATED: Man dies in apparent fireworks accident in north Fargo
Police say it appears a Fourth of July accident involving fireworks caused the death of man Monday night in north Fargo. Sgt. Chris Helmick said officers were called at 9:27 p.m. to 3512 Kelly St. N.
July 5, 2011 - 7:44am
June 8, 2011
Funding needed for Fourth of July fireworks show in Park Rapids
This year's Fourth of July fireworks show will be bigger and better than ever, according to organizers. With a bigger and better show, however, comes the need for more funding. The fireworks show is held at Red Bridge Park overlooking Fish Hook River. The fireworks show is not...
news / local
June 8, 2011 - 1:00pm
July 7, 2010
Men injured in Cass Lake after fireworks explode on boat
Three men were injured Saturday evening in a boat accident involving fireworks. According to a report by the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office: Deputies at about 10 p.m. responded to Break on the Lake Resort on Cass Lake in response to a report of a fireworks explosion on a boat. The...
July 7, 2010 - 3:21pm
July 3, 2010
Use caution when lighting fireworks this weekend
If planning to use fireworks this weekend, be careful and make sure the conditions aren't unfavorable. Park Rapids Fire Chief Donn Hoffman...
news / local
July 3, 2010 - 1:00pm
June 23, 2010
Bigger Fourth of July fireworks show needs additional funds
This year's Fourth of July fireworks show will be bigger and better than ever, according to organizers. With a bigger and better show, however, comes the need for more funding. The fireworks show is held at Red Bridge Park overlooking Fish Hook River. "We're a little bit less...
news / local
June 23, 2010 - 1:00pm
July 7, 2009
Fireworks go haywire in Tofte
Tofte Township's fireworks display Saturday resulted in a mad scramble through woods and some leaps into Lake Superior to escape an accidental...
July 7, 2009 - 6:22am
July 1, 2009
Park Rapids Rotary Club tops fund raising goal
Fund raising efforts for the Park Rapids fireworks show exceeded expectations. The goal was to raise $20,000 and so far $25,885 has come in. Alan Zemek, Rotary Club member and fireworks fund raising coordinator said he hoped people would step up but with the economy, he wasn't...
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July 1, 2009 - 1:01pm